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You can build these ultra cool metal plane models without glue or solder

NEWS – We’ve talked about Metal Earth models in the past, but I haven’t visited their site in a very long time until yesterday. In the past, their no glue, no solder steel models were all plain silver. Now they are offering a variety of new models in color and they look really awesome. In …

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Combar is an multi-tool axe for your outdoor adventures

NEWS – When most people think of multi-tools, they think of pocket-sized Leatherman multi-tools that unfold into a pair of pliers with fold-out blades, files, etc in their handles. Those tools are great for small jobs, but when you’re outdoors camping or working, you might want a heavy duty multi-tool like the Combar axe multi-tool …

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Airplay 2 support comes to Bose speakers

NEWS – Wireless speakers are all the rage these days. Bluetooth is probably the most popular wireless audio standard but there are better options. Bose has added Airplay 2 capabilities to their SoundTouch and Lifestyle speakers in their most recent firmware update, making it possible to stream high quality audio from Mac and iOS devices. Airplay …

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Replace all your USB-C dongles with the HyperDrive GEN2 USB-C hub

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – If you’re anything like me, you’ve got a drawer or bag full of various USB-C dongles. I’m constantly unable to find the one I need (why do I have 3 HDMI ones and a single DisplayPort one that’s missing?!?) The HyperDrive GEN2 Kickstarter promises a single dongle to rule them all, in …

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Aukey’s new wireless earbuds take on Apple’s AirPods Pro

NEWS – While Apple’s AirPods and AirPods Pro might be some of the most popular true wireless stereo earbuds they’re not the most affordable or best value, especially if you’re not an iPhone user. Aukey has introduced a new model in their Key Series, the T18NC, which features active noise canceling, USB-C charging, and a Qi …

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This multi-tool will help you rob banks (not really, but it sounds good)

NEWS – The Get-A-Way Driver from CRKT (aka Columbia River Knife and Tool) might not keep the cops off your tail after you’ve robbed a bank, but it can help keep your screws from being too loose – the ones in objects, not your head. This keychain-carry multi-tool has been designed for dozens of everyday …

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Let your Rube Goldberg imagination run wild with Makeway

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – Every Gadgeteer loves gizmos and gadgets.  Combining them into unlikely solutions was the artistic inspiration for Rube Goldberg.  The board game Mousetrap brought that creative opportunity to the game-playing masses. Makeway has just launched a Kickstarter campaign to let you do a little of that creative magic yourself on any magnetic vertical …

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This pocket knife is like a fidget spinner on steroids

NEWS – When it comes to unique looking EDC pocket knives, the CRKT Daktyl may top them all. This non-traditional pocket knife features a “Hole in One” mechanism, letting the knife swing open with a unique 180-degree swing motion. To open the knife, press the front lever mechanism with your thumb and rotate the blade …

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Axxis hand axe multi-tool, ZIRUX GaN charger hub, and more – Notable crowdfunding campaigns

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – This week we are bringing you info about three different crowdfunding campaigns that are currently running on Kickstarter. This week’s campaigns are for survival gear, an accessory for mobile warriors, and more. AXXIS HAND AXE: Survival Knife & EDC Camp Axe In Your Pocket What is it? Axxis is a uniquely designed …

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These small pads keep pet hair from clinging to your laundry

NEWS – I love my dog but hate her fur. It’s everywhere, on the furniture, in the bed, and even on my nightstand. But the worst place it ends up is on my clothes. Even after washing and drying laundry, her hair stubbornly remains. The FurZapper pet hair remover for laundry is a hassle-free solution …

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You’ll always be able to take charge with this USB-C bracelet

NEWS – You’ll never have to dig around in your gear bag for a USB cable to charge your phone because you’ll have one on your wrist with the wearable Auzev USB-C bracelet. The unisex design means that anyone will be comfortable wearing this cable, I mean bracelet. It features a genuine woven black leather …

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MOFT-Z is a 4-position standing desk in the size of a magazine

CROWDFUNDING NEWS – MOFT (Mobile Office for Travelers) just launched their latest Kickstarter project – the MOFT Z. Billed as the world’s first invisible sit-stand laptop desk, it is an origami-inspired stand that has 3 seated angles and will extend to 10 inches in seconds, to allow you to place your laptop or tablet high enough …

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These folding titanium utensils will make your spork wielding friends jealous

NEWS – Carrying a spork in your EDC means you’ll always be able to grab a quick meal without relying on one-use plastic cutlery. But is there a better alternative to a spork? Check out these unique folding eating utensils from Esbit. They are made of titanium, so they are lightweight and they will never …

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Orbit is Rocketbook’s new legal sized smart reusable note pad

NEWS – We’ve reviewed the Rocketbook Everlast Mini and Rocketbook Beacons and now Rocketbook has added another size reusable notebook to their line up with the new Orbit legal-sized note pads. Orbit is designed for medical, legal, and other professionals that prefer a larger classic-sized legal pad to write their notes. But Rocketbooks aren’t paper …

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